The story behind this live edit: I stumbled across a really cool use case for the Dodge and Burn tools built into Photoshop: refining Luminosity masks. It works better than using the paintbrush because the Dodge/Burn brushes only affect one tonal range at a time—shadows, midtones, or highlights.
Here's how I blended a set of 3 bracketed images together starting with Luminosity Masks and refining from there:
Profiles used (click to download .plp)
Note: Requires PaletteApp 2.4.12 (currently Beta) to use "Preview Layout" function
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